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- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 4.50
Il Principe ( The Prince ) is the famous text by Florentine public servant Niccolo Machiavelli, in which he outlines the best strategy by which a prince can acquire, maintain and protect his state. Published posthumously, the text departs from his previous works, but is that for which he is remembered, and which has produced the adjective "Machiavellian".... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 0.99
The world?s most influential?and controversial?treatise on politics Composed in exile and published posthumously, The Prince is Niccolò Machiavelli?s legacy and the foundation of modern political theory. Drawing on his firsthand experiences as a diplomat and military commander in the Florentine Republic, Machiavelli disregards the rhetorical... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
The Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius is one of the masterpieces by Machiavelli. This work narrates the writers comments as to how a democratic government should be established. Through the comparison of Venice and Rome a detailed analysis of different kinds of governments is given. Machiavelli has ingeniously presented... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
. . . a wise prince should establish himself on that which is in his own control and not in that of others; he must endeavour only to avoid hatred, as is noted. Presenting a controversial yet realistic political theory, Machiavelli, through his "The Prince", has raised a political debate that remained volatile for centuries. In an era that... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95
FINALIST--2008 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE In The Essential Writings of Machiavelli, Peter Constantine has assembled a comprehensive collection that shows the true depth and breadth of a great Renaissance thinker. Refreshingly accessible, these superb new translations are faithful to Machiavelli?s original, beautifully crafted writings. The volume features... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 8.64
FROM THE AWARD-WINNING TRANSLATOR PETER CONSTANTINE 'It is far safer to be feared than loved...' Machiavelli made his name notorious for centuries with The Prince , his clever and cynical work about power relationships.The key themes of this influential, and ever timely, writer are that adaptability is the key to success and that effective... more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2014; US$ 4.99
One of the foremost examples of modern philosophy, Niccolò Machiavelli?s The Prince is notorious for the morality it expounds, often summarized by the phrase, “The end justifies the means.? With The Prince , Machiavelli?s intent was to provide practical advice for rulers and politicians, especially in regard to the unification of Italy. The Prince... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 14.50
'To investigate the imaginative leaps of so agile and incisive a mind as Machiavelli's one needs as much commentary about history, political theory, sources, and language as possible. I have gradually come to realize that readers who remain unaware of these topics frequently finish reading The Prince, put down their copies, and wonder what the shouting... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 9.95
Here are The Prince and the most important Discourses, newly translated into spare, vivid English by one of the most gifted historians of his generation. Why a new translation? "Machiavelli was never the dull, worthy, pedantic author who appears in the pages of other translations", says David Wootton in his Introduction. "In the pages... more...